Sports Update

Despite the exams coming approaching, there was still a lot of club activity over the past week.

TENNIS:
UCC Tennis Club players Sean & Fiona O Callaghan were members of the Irish Third Level team who came 3rd at the Masters “U” BNP Paribus International Tournament last weekend

 

SOCCER:
Congratulations to former UCC Scholarship recipient Rob Slevin on signing for Cork City FC for the upcoming season

Congratulations to former UCC Soccer club manager Liam McCarthy who was presented with a “Distinguished Services Award” for his involvement in  Cork Soccer over the years at the Cork Soccer Awards last week.

 

UCC seniors were beaten 4-5 by College Corinthians in the Donie Forde Cup last week

UCC “D” defeated CIT “D” 2 – 1 in their final CUFL league match and qualified for the quarter finals of the league

In the City Challenge Cup First Round: UCC defeated Grangevale 1- 0
UCC seniors drew 0- 0 with college Corinthians in their Munster Senior League clash at the weekend

UCC athletic were beaten 1-4 by Passage in their league match

HOCKEY:

UCC senior women were beaten 1- 2 by Monkstown in their EYL Division 2 match at the weekend

ATHLETICS:
Congratulation’s to UCC AC student David McGlynn who was part of the Irish U23 men’s cross country team who competed in the European U23 Cross Country championships in Portugal yesterday. The irish team finished in 7th place overall.

 

RUGBY:
UCC seniors were beaten again in their AIL Division 1A league match away to Garryowen at the weekend. Final score Garryowen 25 – 10 UCC

 

JUDO:
UCC competed at the All Ireland Judo Championships at the National Indoor Arena Dublin at the weekend

UCC Graduate, Ciara Murphy who represented UCC, won Gold in the Women’s Senior category, and added 10 more points towards her 2nd Dan.

UCC Sports Scholar & first year student, T.J Palmer, competed in both the Junior and Senior section. In Junior he achieved Bronze competing against two players on the elite squad,  and he achieved even more success at the senior level where he took gold defeating a 4th Dan. (Twice)  – two All-Ireland champions from UCC!!!

 

GAA:

UCC senior camogie began their quest for Ashbourne glory with a 5.08 : 3.09 win over WIT at the Mardyke

UCC “2” defeated WIT 4.09 : 0.07 in the first round of the Fr Meaghair Cup in camogie last week

 

BASKETBALL:
UCC Glanmires success during the month of November has seen Shrita Parker being awarded  Women’s Super League Player of the Month and Mark Scannell awarded Women’s Super League Coach of the Month

UCC Glanmire were beaten 72- -85 by DCU Mercy in their Superleague clash at the weekend